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April 2012 - HK's Ailing Health System

Overseas Physicians Best Medicine for Doctors’s Shortage?

Plans to allow overseas-qualified doctors to work in Hong Kong's public hospitals under a limited registration system have come under fire from local doctors' groups who say the scheme could affect the quality of medical care provided. The critics are unhappy doctors under the scheme will be exempted from taking a licensing exam.